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Company:
Life Without Barriers

Category:
Health, Medical & Allied Services

Job Type:
Casual

Location:
Sydney
Australia

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About the Organisation

Life Without Barriers is a leading social purpose, not for profit organisation of 7,000 employees working in more than 440 communities across Australia. We support children, young people and families, people with disability, older people and people with mental illness. We work with people who are homeless and refugees and asylum seekers.   

We want to employ people who reflect the diversity of our clients to ensure we can support each client's individual needs and wants. We encourage people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background and people with disability to apply.

About the Role

Working at our Supported Independent Living (Group Home) in Blacktown, we are seeking Disability Support Workers with previous experience working with young adults in a Supported Independent Living setting to join our team on a Casual basis.

Successful candidates will have experience working with clients who display behaviours of concern, be able to follow and implement Behaviour Support Plans, have previous experience in the management of epilepsy (including midazolam administration) and will have completed PART and/or TCI training.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assistance with clients daily living (including personal care)
  • Participation in activities of daily living
  • Assisting Clients with Community access and transport
  • Maintaining and monitoring person-centred plans
  • Following individual support plans and behaviour support plans where required
  • Documentation and progress note keeping

Skills & Experience

  • Experience working with clients who display behaviours of concern
  • Understanding of and ability to follow Behaviour Support Plans
  • Epilepsy management experience
  • Certificate III in Disability, Community Welfare or similar
  • Driver's license 
  • First Aid Certificate
  • Ability to work a variety of shifts across a 24/7 roster

Successful candidates will be required to clear probity checks including National Criminal History Record Check and Working with Children Check.


Benefits:

  • Opportunity to work for one of Australia's largest social purpose organisation
  • Hourly rate from $27.64 per hour + super + salary packaging benefits
  • On-going training opportunities

How to Apply
Include your resume and covering letter in one document, click ‘Apply’ and follow the prompts.  

For any enquiries including persons with disability that require adjustments, contact Kestra Caller at recruitment@lwb.org.au

Applications close at midnight on Wednesday the 22nd of January, 2020

Life Without Barriers supports the Royal Commission into violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation of people with disability. We believe people with disability need to be heard and for these experiences to influence how support services like ours are delivered. View our statement here (https://bit.ly/2GzZGWA)

Closing Date: Wed, 22 Jan 2020

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